Firefighter, rescue training scheduled

Friday, August 18, 2006

Firefighting and rescue training classes have been scheduled for later this fall in Jackson and Fruitland. The University of Missouri Extension Fire and Rescue Training Institute will hold a Cape Girardeau County Fire School in October. A 36-hour basic firefighter skills class is scheduled for Oct. 13, 14, and 15 at Fruitland Station No. 1, according to a news release from the school. Classes will be held on structural firefighting techniques, farm machinery rescue, incident safety officer and introduction to technical rescue Oct. 21 and 22 at the Jackson Middle School. Firefighters will conduct a live burn on Oct. 15 and Oct. 22, the release stated. Classes cost $25. For registration and more information, call (800) 869-3476.

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